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Saturday, June 16, 2007

Fourth Avenue rising right

Editorial: Grabbing a beer on the new Fourth Avenue provides an object lesson in the difference between good development and bad development. Comment

Look for union label: Pols rally against Downtown hotel project

Downtown plan: Protesters and elected officials rallied last Friday in Downtown to protest the use of non-union labor in the construction of twin hotels. Comment

Flaming bar on market: Site for sale, but Hank’s will stay

Downtown: A building housing a legendary, century-old Atlantic Avenue bar that was once so popular with Mohawk Indian ironworkers that it became an informal union hall is for sale. Comment

Dyker Heights house is now one for the ages

Bay Ridge: A college thesis has finally made history: Dyker Heights’s famed “Saitta House” has made it to the National Register of Historic Places — thanks to a New York University medical student who did his college thesis on the neighborhood’s under-appreciated history. Comment

Armory plan advances?

Park Slope: Workers are indeed putting the finishing touches on a $16-million renovation of the Park Slope Armory — but that doesn’t mean neighbors will be lifting weights and running laps any time soon. Comment

Slope to Shaya: Fix J.J. Byrne Park now

Park Slope: The local community board wants the city to deny developer Shaya Boymelgreen a key permit until he fixes a park damaged during construction of his Novo condo. Comment

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